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July 20, 1933
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Occupation||Novelist, playwright, screenwriter|
|Genre||Southern gothic, western, post-apocalyptic|
|Notable works||Suttree (1979)
Blood Meridian (1985)
All the Pretty Horses (1992)
No Country for Old Men (2005)
The Road (2006)
(m. 1961; div. 1962)
(m. 1967; div. 1981)
(m. 1997; div. 2006)
|Children||Cullen McCarthy, son, b. 1962 (with Lee Holleman)
John McCarthy, son, b. 1998 (with Jennifer Winkley)
Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.
McCarthy's fifth novel, Blood Meridian (1985), was on Time magazine's 2005 list of the 100 best English-language books published since 1923.
For All the Pretty Horses (1992), he won both the U.S. National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. His 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was made as a 2007 movie of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
In 2007, McCarthy won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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First edition of McCarthy's tenth novel, The Road (2006), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
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